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Good morning Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Friday, April 19th, 2019.

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1. President Buhari Signs N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday finally signed the National Minimum wage Bill of N30,000 into law. Concise News understands that adviser on National Assembly (Senate) to the Nigerian leader, Ita Enang, would address newsmen on this development.

2. Minimum Wage: Labour Reacts To Buhari’s Action

The Organized Labour has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the National Minimum Wage Amendment Act into law. Concise News reported that Buhari signed it on Thursday in Abuja as he assured that its implementation will take immediate effect.

3. Onnoghen Sacked As CJN, Banned From Holding Public Office For 10 Years

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Thursday convicted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, and has banned him from holding any public office for 10 years. Concise News understands that the CCT passed the judgment after finding Onnoghen guilty of breaching Code of Conduct for Public Officers.

4. How Presidency Reacted To CCT Ruling On Onnoghen

Lauretta Onochie, a media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)’s conviction of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen. Concise News had reported that the CCT on Thursday banned Onnoghen from holding public office for 10 years.

5. Easter: What President Buhari Told Christians To Do

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians, especially Christians not to lose hope in the country as Christians celebrate Easter. Concise News understands that Buhari gave the charge on Thursday in his Easter message to Nigerians for 2019.

6. Northern Forum Picks Candidate For Senate Presidency, Writes Oshiomhole

The North East Consultative Forum (NECF) has endorsed Senator Danjuma Goje for the position of Senate President in Nigeria’s ninth National Assembly. Concise News understands that the forum and five other groups in the North East called on the former Jigawa state governor to vie for the position after they held an emergency meeting at Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi, on Wednesday.

7. Senator Akpabio Speaks On Regretting Move To APC

A former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) ‘evil’ and was considering decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Concise News reports. The online medium understands that in a press statement released on Thursday night, by his Special Assistant on media, Anietie Ekong, Akpabio revealed that he had no regret whatsoever for the decision he took to join the APC.

8. I Am More Qualified Academically Than Atiku, Buhari Boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his academic qualifications are far more than that of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Buhari made the statement following a petition filed by Atiku and the PDP challenging his victory during the February 23 presidential election.

9. NPFL: LMC Comes Hard On Offenders…Coach, Top Clubs Hit

The League Management Company (LMC) has come hard on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides: FC Ifeanyiubah and Rangers International for ‘breach of rule’. Also sanctioned is a coach from Sunshine Stars of Akure, Kayode Julius, Concise News reports. FC Ifeanyiubah has been charged by the LMC for breach of Rule B8.21 on MatchDay 13 in their home fixture against Plateau United.

10. Eniola Badmus Reacts To Ogun Political Appointment

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, who was recently offered a political appointment by the incoming Governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun has expressed her happiness. Concise News had reported that the star actress was appointed alongside YBNL record boss and singer, Olamide Adedeji, aka Baddo.

That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.